Procurement of low environmental impact road maintenance in Fiumicino

Categories: Construction Material, Eco Consumption, Economic, Waste Prevention, Recycling, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other Fractions

Tags: procurement

Organisation: Municipality City of Rome Capital

Localisation: Fiumicino municipality

Summary

This circular economy good practice focuses on the procurement of low environmental impact road maintenance that has been implemented by the Municipality of Fiumicino, with recyled content asphalt, cold laid.

Foodbattle program in municipalities in Gelderland

Categories: Eco Consumption, Waste Prevention, Communication and Education, Other Fractions

Organisation: Apeldoorn; Lochem; Brummen; Provincie Gelderland

Main partners:

Localisation: Province of Gelderland

Summary

During the FoodBattles in Apeldoorn, Lochem, Brummen and Eerbeek it was revealed to be possible to decrease the amount of food waste by 20% in three weeks. The concept of FoodBattle is to raise awareness of both consumers and supermarkets on the measures that can be taken to reduce food waste.

Amsterdam Strategy for Circular Economy

Categories: Eco Design, Construction Material, Instruments, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Biogenic fraction, Legal, Business models, Eco Production, Paper, Eco Consumption, Economic, Resources, Metal, Glass, Waste Prevention, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, Energy, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Plastic, Water, EEE, Recycling, Product Service Systems, Land use, Wood, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other bulky items, Other Fractions, Collaborative Economy

Organisation: Amsterdam Municipality

Main partners:

With the support of:

With the financial support of:

Localisation: Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Summary

The Municipality of Amsterdam has released several documents on their strategy for working towards a circular economy. This strategy includes innovative business models, awareness raising activities and resource management projects. This factsheet gives a brief summary and insight into some of these documents and the partner associations working to enact these strategies.

Scotland strategy for circular economy

Categories: Eco Design, Biogenic fraction, Instruments, Governance, Strategy and Planning, Construction Material, Paper, Business models, Legal, Eco Production, Economic, Eco Consumption, Metal, Glass, Material fractions, Technical and Research, Waste Prevention, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Communication and Education, Plastic, EEE, Recycling, Land use, Wood, Product Service Systems, Industrial and Territorial Ecology, Other bulky items, Collaborative Economy, Other Fractions

Organisation: 1) The Scottish Government; 2)Zero Waste Scotland

Main partners:

Scottish Government agencies including

Financial support of:

  • European Regional Development funds

Localisation: Scotland (UK)

Summary

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) was a programme set up in 2010 to support the implementation of the Scottish Government’s Zero Waste Plan. In 2014, ZWS became an independent not-for-profit company, funded by the Scottish Government to deliver circular economy and low carbon policy priorities. Scotland has realised the benefits of being a frontrunner in waste reduction and the government has consistently supported local authorities to drive up recycling rates. This ambition for a Zero Waste society evolved into strong support for a Circular Economy.